Sunday, October 12, 2008

Trademark Law - Student & Professional 1/16/09 - $2,000 plus travel (for student winner)

Friday, January 16, 2009 deadline

The Ladas Award carries with it a US $2,000 cash award and a set of Stephen P. Ladas’ three-volume treatise. Award winners are also invited to attend the 2008 INTA Gala in Berlin, Germany at INTA’s 130th Annual Meeting. At the Gala, the winner will be recognized before the outstanding volunteers and leaders of the Association. The student winner will receive a travel and lodging stipend of up to US $1,000 to attend the Gala.

More details about the Ladas Award appear here: International Trademark Association Ladas Award

2008 Ladas Memorial Award Winners

Student Category Winner
Elizabeth Flanagan is a third-year law student at the University of Minnesota Law School. Ms. Flanagan won the 2008 Ladas Award in the Student Category for her paper, "No Free Parking: Obtaining Relief from Trademark-Infringing Domain Name Parking."

Professional Category Winners
Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Mark D. Janis are the joint winners of the 2008 Ladas Memorial Award Competition in the Professional Category for their paper, "Confusion Over Use: Contextualism in Trademark Law." Graeme Dinwoodie is a Professor of Law and Associate Dean at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Mark Janis is a Professor of Law at The University of Iowa.